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of their life. education, health and fitness, entrepreneurship and overcoming obstacles and we do it in a tangible way that really wasn't there before, and we're able to do it because of cnn. >> absolutely incredible. you've been so busy. we've put you to work. she is our special backstage pass reporter, so she's getting the scoop on all the action backstage. you've even been interviewing some of the honorees for this year, 2012. what's that experience been like for you? >> i'm glad i can take a step back this time and watch them go through what i went through last year and know that their life and their cause is about to change in so many ways. >> and you're tickled by this. >> i love it. i'm having way too much fun. and i'm just honored to be there and to reunite heros from the past. i'm just really pumped. >> we can't wait and we're so proud of you. randi, you see some of the things set up behind us. we're going to have a little bit of rain tomorrow, but that won't spoil any of the festivities at all. our cnn heroes banners are up. things are taking shape here. we can't wait. b
is the lack of education that the children are getting, and that -- we've been taught that everybody outside the group is disciples from satan that are trying to drag you to hell, and so you're afraid of everybody, and just trying to figure out how to -- if you have ever read the book "1984" everything is taught backwards to you inside of the group so that you have to relearn essentially every single thing you know. recognizing that your parents lied to you your entire life is very, very difficult for these children. >> i remember speaking with one former sect member that said even going to the grocery store and the scanner at the grocery store was something so new to them that they weren't even aware that things like this existed, but your father, a former sect spokesman, was actually kicked out, right, of the fundamentalist church of latter day saints by warren jeffs. he later sued him allegeding he was blackmailed and forced lie. what was it like for you and your family to play such a prominent role within this group? >> well, my -- that wasn't my father. willy jeffs is actually my cousin
one group of immigrants is better than another and one type of educated degree-holding person and their work is more important to others, harkening back to help wanted but irish need not apply. i mean, if you pick out those four sections and the don't go to people with other professions, aren't you creating a bit of a deficit in other areas? >> remember, as you -- as you said, and your very good question about piecemeal versus comprehensive, this is a piecemeal approach, and as long as we agree on the end game and where we're going, we need, you know, a path to legalization for people who have been here, who don't have a criminal background, who have been working and contributing, who have really been trying to access the american dream, and our immigration laws don't allow them to do that. >> mr. secretary -- >> we also need -- we also need a future vision for immigration. how do we manage immigration in the future? we have 75 categories. we need to change our laws, but the republican party needs to be the party of immigration, and by the way, the democrats haven't proven yet
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